Operations - Associate AML

Do you want to join the Anti-Money Laundering team of Amsterdam Trade Bank? We are looking for an Associate OPS control!


ATB provides financial services to clients in the segments Commodity Finance, Asset Based Finance, Shipping Finance and Network Banking (Corporate Banking CIS and FI’s). These segments of the financial services industry are complex in nature. AML Operations is responsible for monitoring and screening of transactions and clients in compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorism Financing and Sanctions regulations. The department performs first line of defence in the field of compliance activities. 

The aim of this function is to ensure compliance to the relevant laws and regulations and in particular to execute screening and filtering controls prior to executing a financial transaction; investigate the transaction/ deal when detecting potential money laundering, terrorism financing, bribery, tax evasion or sanction breaching efforts until escalations have resulted in resolution. Suspected transactions need to be reported to the Relation Managers and/or our Integrity Department for further resolution. AML Operations also tests the quality and effectiveness of the aforementioned activities.

In this role you:

  • ​Support the business teams to ensure compliance with Sanction and AML/CTF policies and regulations,
  • Act independent: you are responsible for quality assurance in the first line;
  • Secure knowledge: you participate actively in training and education of the ATB staff in this field of competences.


We are looking for an ambitious candidate who likes to work in an international environment where professionalism is the standard and where a high level of education an knowledge is available.  

This job requires:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • 3- 5  years of relevant experience in the financial sector (AML/CTF, CDD)
  • Good financial accounting experience and knowledge of banking instruments, procedures and products
  • ACAMS certificate (or willingness to obtain this certificate)
  • Sound understanding of MS Office products (especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Mastering the Russian and Dutch language will be considered as an advantage

In this role you need to be accurate and results orientated; you solve straight forward problems using standard procedures. In addition we expect you to have a strong set of communication skills and a cooperative (work) attitude. We appreciate employees who are eager to learn and like to share knowledge. Having a team player mentality is essential, as well as the ability to work independent.  

Are you interested? Please send your motivation letter and resume to HR@atbank.nl